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The Income-Weight Link: Men vs. Women

According to a Gallup survey, income is closely tied to body weight in both men and women in the United States, but in completely different ways.

By Diane Domina

12-Month Plan for a Lighter, Healthier You This Year

Tough time losing weight? Maybe you’re trying to change too many habits at the same time. Try this 12-month approach to make steady progress.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Mindfulness Technique Lowers Stress, Blood Sugar Levels, Improve Weight in Women

A new study suggests that mindfulness techniques can be greatly beneficial to lowering blood sugar and helping women to make strides toward their weight goals.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

To Lose Belly Fat, Eat the Right Stuff

According to a review of evidence, the answer to a flat stomach is simple: eat a heart-healthy diet that’s high in fiber and low in saturated fats.

By Diane Domina

Pantry and Fridge Spring Cleaning: Ticket to Weight Loss

Springtime is the perfect time to focus on cleaning and organizing your fridge and pantry. Try these tips to help create order in your kitchen and inspire weight loss.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Zero Calories, Zero Problems? Not So Fast

If you’ve heeded the warnings about eating too much sugar and have turned to diet sodas and artificial sweeteners to satisfy your sweet tooth, beware. Research suggests these products can cause health problems linked to an increased risk for obesity, ...

By Diane Domina

Daily Bread: Fighting Obesity With Photography

A photographer works to illustrate cultural and social influences on family diet and health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Health Links Between Breastfeeding and Obesity

Research shows that women living with obesity are less likely to breastfeed, concerning health officials.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Hazards of Weight Stigma for Young People

It’s important to understand the emotional hazards that weight stigma creates.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Obesity’s Negative Impact on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research suggests that RA patients with high BMI suffer higher rates of disability, other problems.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.